Saturday, October 4, 2014

How did we ever manage

As you look at these photos shot in Central Park in the early seventies you note that people are interacting, looking, playing. They had no smart phones to constantly check No messages or even cell phones. how did we ever manage? Actually we were more human then.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Have a beautiful weekend

The moon rising

These shots of a full moon rising over the East River bridges in New York were made from Harbor Light at Pier 17 in the South Street Seaport during a job.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Ellis Island

In the wake of all this concern about immigration, it must always be remembered that this is a nation of immigrants and there's no better symbol of this that Ellis Island in New York harbor.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Local agriculture

The North Fork of Long Island is one of the most productive agricultural area of New York State. These are some seasonal photos.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Dramatic exposure

To create dramatic you do not really need polarizers but just under expose a stop or even two. Especially on a day when the sky is without clouds and drama must be added to create an image that stands out.

Monday, September 29, 2014


These are the traditional tammurinari or drummers that once were the town criers. We see them dressed up in traditional folk costumes and are performing so as to herald the coming town feast.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Have a beautiful week

B&W conversions

Sometimes a photo works better in basic black and white. I believe that these images gain from b&w conversion.